- North Carolina End-of-Course (EOC)Exams: All students enrolled in a course with an End-of-Course exam must take the exam. Students who do not take the End-of-Course exam will not receive credit for the course. The exam grade will count 20% of the final course grade. End-of-Course exams will be administered for the following courses: Math 1, Biology, English II.
- PreACT: The PreACT is a curriculum based achievement test in English, Math, Reading, and Science, that measures college and career readiness, serves as a midpoint assessment, and is also a predictor for the ACT. The PreACT is administered to all students in grade 10.
- ACT: The ACT Plus Writing assessment will be administered to all students in grade 11 at no cost to the student. The ACT is a curriculum based achievement test in English, Math, Reading, and Science that measures college and career readiness.
- WorkKeys: WorkKeys will be administered to students in grade 12 who are CTE concentrators with at least one Level II credit. The purpose of WorkKeys is to assess a student’s job skills so that future employers can select, hire, train, develop and retain a high performance workforce.
- Advanced Placement (AP) Exams: Students enrolling in an AP course(s) are expected to take the AP exam(s). Each AP exam has a fee which is determined by the College Board. Please see your high school counselor for current AP exam fees. (Fee waivers may be available for qualified students.) Students who take Advanced Placement courses and take the Advanced Placement Exam offered by College Board may receive higher consideration for admission to colleges and universities along with college/university course credit and/or placement.
- CTE Post Assessments: All students enrolled in courses in which CTE Post Assessments are administered must take the tests. Students who do not take the CTE Post Assessments will not receive credit for the course. The CTE Post Assessment counts 20% of the final grade. (Occupational Course of Study students will be tested according to their CTE Blueprint based on their IEP.) *Some courses may include credentialing options that replace CTE Post Assessments.
- North Carolina Final Exams: are North Carolina’s Common Exams for select courses. The final exam grade will count 20% of the final course grades.
- Teacher-made Exams: All courses will have a final exam. For courses without a state-made final exam, the final exam will be made by the teacher. Teacher-made exams count 20% of the final grade.
*Testing requirements are subject to change.
- Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT): Students may take the PSAT in preparation for the SAT. The PSAT is administered in every high school in October. A student will receive a comprehensive analysis of his/her results after the test.
- Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB): The ASVAB is a test of mechanical and technical skills that can be used to predict vocational aptitudes and interests. The results can be helpful in making career choices. The ASVAB is used to qualify for all branches of military service and is administered in the 11th or 12th grade to interested students.